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Toilers and spinsters

and other essays

by Anne Thackeray Ritchie

  • 334 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Smith Elder in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 297 p.
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24155566M
OCLC/WorldCa1081216

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This new Dover edition, first published inis an unabridged republication of the work first published by Macmillan and Company in Instead, the "spinsters" are in their mid- to lates, and their road trip, set in in that summer of unrest, is the very picture of staid.

But the narrator spinster sister does introspectively begin to see how carefully and dully she has lived her life and Short novel has been on a to-read list for many years, but it wasn't what I expected/5.

Spinsters Abroad: Victorian Lady Explorers Birkettthis edition Submitter: I’m at the beginning of a massive weeding project at my public library and found this gem in the early s.

While the topic is one that is appropriate for our collection, the title and cover are major detractors. Spinster is a term referring to an unmarried woman who is older than what is perceived as the prime age range during which women usually marry.

It can also indicate that a woman is considered unlikely to ever marry. The term originally denoted a woman whose occupation was to spin.A synonymous but more pejorative term is old maid. The closest equivalent term for.

Literary spinsters are all too often given witchy traits (see Miss Havisham).So let’s have ourselves an actual witch. Lolly Willowes is the eponymous heroine of Sylvia Townsend Warner’s best Author: Rachel Cooke.

Spinsters Ink is committed to giving voice to women writers from every walk of life. Our Congratulations to Julia Wattsmission is to publish fiction and nonfiction that taps into the hopes, fears, dreams and even secret fantasies of women today.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read In the Spinster’s Bed/5(20). I particularly have in mind Briallen Hopper’s splendid article in the Los Angeles Review of Books, “On Spinsters,” in which she defines spinsters as “often weird, difficult, dissonant, queer — like an unnerving dream, or a pungent dose of smelling salts.”.

Spinsters is the debut novel by Pagan Kennedy. It was shortlisted for the first Orange Prize for Fiction in Plot. The novel describes an American road trip by two unmarried thirty-something sisters, Frannie and Doris.

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The protagonist in A Spinster's Tale is a young. In “Spinster,” a book that sprang from her popular Atlantic essay, Bolick is taking back the S-word, polishing it and rebranding it as shorthand for the pleasures of being From inside the book.

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So begins Spinster, a revelatory and slyly erudite look at the pleasures and possibilities of remaining her own experiences as a starting point, journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick invites us into her carefully considered, passionately lived life, weaving together the .